Staffordshire University Announce Another commitment to the eSports space. With the university believed to be the first in the UK to offer a dedicated esports degree in five years, a £2.9 million investment has now been made into esports at the university, which will be used to create a ‘A dedicated e-sports arena and a studio that includes dedicated broadcast galleries.” To meet the increasing number of students studying the course.
Remember that the installation will feature equipment from Panasonic and EVS, and that the project will be designed, built and installed by Digital Garage. The funds will also expand one of the university’s buildings and students will have access to more than 80 new equipment, including specialist eSports photography workstations.
Speaking about the investment, Esports Course Director, Dr. Yingying Lu said: “We carefully consider what our graduates need to be successful in the future, and through our revised curriculum, our students study theoretical and practical approaches to production, media, events, societies and management.”
The facility is expected to be completed by spring 2024, and will be found on the university’s Stoke-on-Trent campus.
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